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Ride-hailing companies Uber, Lyft apply for permits to operate in Nevada

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 9:38pm
Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft filed applications Friday for permits to operate in Nevada, meaning they could be cleared to hit the roads within a month.
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IMF says China is managing transition to steadier and more sustainable economic growth

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 8:00pm
The International Monetary Fund says that so far, China is successfully managing a transition to slower but more stable growth.
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Series of explosions, fire tears through Texas oil field chemical supplier

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 6:59pm
A series of explosions have rocked an oil field chemical supply firm north of Houston.
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As MGM Resorts eyes Japan, elaborate Kabuki show debuts at Bellagio fountains on Vegas Strip

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 6:46pm
Las Vegas can be many things to many people, but MGM Resorts International wants leaders and visitors from Japan to know its resorts are more than gambling hubs.
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Veteran sports agent says key to Michael Jordan's marketing worth is strict policing of deals

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 6:45pm
The architect of Michael Jordan's marketing strategy says advisers to the six-time NBA champion strictly police the types of deals he enters to maximize his value.
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U.S. Markets End Week in the Green

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 6:16pm
It has been quite the week for the markets and after a tumultuous few days, all the major indices managed to close out the day and the week in the green. 
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Giant crane arrives on ship from China for use on Kodiak docks

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 5:59pm
A ship has arrived from China carrying a massive crane that will be used on Kodiak's docks.
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Nuclear regulators to post draft study on proposed national radioactive waste dump in Nevada

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 5:54pm
A key study in a series leading to licensing hearings for the long-stalled Yucca Mountain national nuclear waste dump in Nevada finds what the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is calling a small chance that radioactive contamination could get into the environment.
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Buffett's Berkshire Sheds 2 Stocks, Hints at New Purchase

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 5:52pm
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said it boosted its stake in cable TV operator Charter Communications Corp, and signaled it may have another large investment planned after agreeing to buy Precision Castparts Corp in its largest-ever purchase.
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GlaxoSmithKline to reopen plant where bacteria that cause Legionnaires' disease found

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 5:30pm
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline plans to resume operations at a North Carolina plant that closed after discovery of bacteria that cause Legionnaires' disease, a potentially fatal form of pneumonia.
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Icahn Dumps Remaining Netflix Stake, Buys Cheniere Energy In Q2

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 4:56pm
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn sold his remaining stake in Netflix Inc. -- some 1.4 million shares -- during the second quarter, while buying about 1.1 million shares of Cheniere Energy Inc. worth about $74.5 million as of June 30, he disclosed in a 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday.
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David Tepper's Appaloosa Fund Adds New Stakes In Apple And Alibaba Through June

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 4:54pm
Billionaire investor David Tepper's hedge fund Appaloosa Management trimmed the value of stocks it holds, to $4.04 billion as of June 30 from $5.7 billion at the end of March, the latest regulatory filings show.
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EPA tightens standards for landfills to reduce emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 4:42pm
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has tightened standards for the nation's landfills to reduce emissions of methane and other harmful air pollutants.
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Proposed California drone legislation at a glance

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 4:36pm
California lawmakers are considering bills to draw the lines on where drones can fly in California skies and what limits they must abide by.
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Drawing lines in the sky: California legislators to eye push by police for use of drones

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 4:34pm
California law enforcement agencies are looking to fly drones as an affordable and efficient way to monitor crime scenes, pursue suspects and search for lost hikers.
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Warren Buffett Holds True To His Buy-and-hold Mantra

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 4:33pm
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said in a regulatory filing Friday that the value of its equity holdings was $107.18 billion at the end of June, up less than 0.1% from $107.13 billion at the end of March.
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Allegheny Technologies to lock out more than 2,000 workers in ongoing contract dispute

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 4:31pm
Allegheny Technologies Inc. plans to lock out roughly 2,200 workers at plants in Pennsylvania and five other states starting Saturday.
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IMF's Lagarde: Europeans Need To Weigh Greek Debt Relief 'well Beyond What Has Been Considered'

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 4:29pm
In a statement, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde says Europe needs to consider Greek debt relief "well beyond what has been considered so far."
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Friday

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 4:26pm
U.S. stocks rose Friday as China's currency stabilized and crude oil prices steadied after falling to a six-year low.
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Wyoming miner, Montana tribe sign onto Washington coal port project for shipments to Asia

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 4:22pm
A Wyoming company has entered a partnership to develop a Washington state coal port for shipments of the fuel to Asia, in a deal that gives Montana's Crow Tribe the future option of a 5 percent stake in the project.
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